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Stanhope Capital appoints Mexico’s former finance minister to its advisory board

Date: 07 Apr 2017

Citywealth

Stanhope Capital has appointed renowned Mexican economistDr PedroAspe to its advisory board. He will sit alongside other industry and financedoyensincluding Lord Browne, the former BP chief executive and Sir Martin Sorrell, chief executive of WPP.

DrAspe’s career spans four decades in the areas of academia, Federal Government,anddomestic andinternationalprivate sectors. He was Secretary of the Treasury in Mexico between1988 and1994.

Upon leavinggovernment in 1994, heproceeded tofoundProtego, one of the first Mexican investment banksin 1996. Protegojoined forces withEvercorePartners, a leading US investment bank in 2006, and the combined businesssuccessfully listed on the New York Stock Exchangein the same year. DrAspeheld the position ofco-chairman ofEvercore Partnersfrom 2006until his retirementin February2017.

Daniel Pinto, founding partner and chief executive of Stanhope Capital, commented:

“We are delighted to welcome someone of Pedro Aspe’s calibre to Stanhope Capital. His track record speaks for itself. His wealth of experience in government, economics, trade and investment will bring an invaluable perspective to our business as we continue to expand our reach in Latin America.”

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